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Apr 26, 2019

Firefighter Goes Above and Beyond to Fight Homelessness

Firefighter Goes Above and Beyond to Fight Homelessness

Pasadena Firefighter Tony Zee goes above the call of duty. He works with the public health department to the homeless.

Feb 15, 2019

Girl Saves Mother With 911 Call

Girl Saves Mother With 911 Call

Nine-year-old Nevaeh Telles called 911 dispatchers after her mother hit her head while suffering a seizure. Her mother was able to get the care she needed after the girl provided dispatchers information...

Jul 27, 2018

Meet the Volunteers Who Rescued a Donkey Shot by an Arrow

Meet the Volunteers Who Rescued a Donkey Shot by an Arrow

Rescuers caught their first glimpse of the donkey wounded by an arrow on July 18. The animal was able to elude animal services until being successfully captured on Tuesday.

Jul 20, 2018

Youth Soccer Referee Provides Life-Saving Assist

Youth Soccer Referee Provides Life-Saving Assist

A referee was enjoying a must-needed break on a timeout during a youth soccer game in Claremont last April. His break abruptly ended, however, when he was needed to assist an eight-year-old boy who was...

Jun 22, 2018

4 Our Heroes: Climbing and Swimming for Cancer Research

4 Our Heroes: Climbing and Swimming for Cancer Research

Volunteer search and rescue deputy, Mike Leum, is going to great lengths to further cancer research.

Feb 2, 2018

Website Provides Life-Changing Connections

Website Provides Life-Changing Connections

Two people determined to help those affected by the Thomas fire and Montecito mudslides used their skills to connect those who needed help to the people who had things to give.

Dec 23, 2017

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Eighteen years ago, a health care worker got a call to help start a small toy giveaway. Today that effort has grown into a huge toy drive helping dozens of families in need during the holidays.

Dec 15, 2017

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

A California Highway Patrol officer made a split-second decision that saved the life of a woman who was threatening to jump from a Pasadena overpass with her dog.

Dec 8, 2017

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A great salute to the men and women battling fires and saving lives, all the emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, medical responders and members of the community who have helped each other.

Dec 2, 2017

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

An 11-year-old Lynwood girl wrote a letter asking only for a Christmas Tree for her family. She waited outside her home for four days, hoping for someone who could help. Her wish was eventually answered by...

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FBI Serves Search Warrants at LA City Hall, DWP Offices
FBI Serves Search Warrants at LA City Hall, DWP Offices

FBI agents served a search warrant at the downtown headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and City Hall on Monday, but authorities declined to discuss the nature of the investigation.

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